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Minimum Wage Hike: Congress this week once again takes up raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2016. The measure failed in the Senate and will likely become a campaign issue in the upcoming midterm elections in November.
Housing Shows Slight Gains: Has a weak housing market been weighing on the economic recovery?
Keystone Delay: Is another delay a sign the Obama Administration will not ahead with the Keystone XL pipeline, and if so, will that oil still get to U-S refineries by rail?
Dangerous Cargo: Environmental watchdogs organize a summit to voice concerns over the massive shipments of oil moving by rail along Lake Champlain.
Fiscal Crisis: The new Liberal leaders warn Quebec is facing a larger-than-expected deficit, and will have to tighten its belt even more.
High Rollers: A big casino begins air service out of Plattsburgh to draw Canadians to Atlantic City.
Join our Panelists, Colin Read and Jay Bryan for our roundtable discussion on these and other business issues.